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Small Business Bootcamp in Newburgh


Coming to the City of Newburgh during the winter of 2021, The Small Business Bootcamp, a virtual entrepreneurial series co-sponsored by the Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center, the U.S. Small Business Administration, the City of Newburgh and the Newburgh Free Library. The four-part series will be presented by Myriam Bouchard, MBA, who is a Certified Business Advisor at the Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center. 

Join us for an informational session on February 4, Thursday, 6:00– 6:30 pm to find out more details about the series by registering at www.rebrand.ly/bizinfosession. The four sessions will be: February 11, Thursday, 6:00-7:30 PM, How to Start a Business- Learn the basics for starting your own business: how to secure funding, types of legal entities, business plan, etc.; February 25,Thursday, 6:00-7:30 PM, New Business Trends in the Pandemic Era-We will do an overview of the new businesses trends born out of necessity and how existing businesses transitioned and innovated during these challenging times; March 11,Thursday, 6:00-7:30 PM, How To Do a Feasibility Analysis - You have a business idea and want to know if it will work out? Learn how to figure out your break-even point and how much you would need to invest and/or raise to make it work; and March 25, Thursday, 6:00-7:30 PM, Marketing & Sales - You want to start or expand your business and have a shoe-string budget? We'll review different marketing and sales strategies to help you succeed. These will be interactive with plenty of opportunities for Q&A. Register early at www.rebrand.ly/smallbizbootcamp.  

“The City of Newburgh is excited to partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), through our program Co-Sponsorship Agreement, and with the Newburgh Free Library and the Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center, to offer a bi-weekly small business development series. This program has been created to assist City of Newburgh residents, with the tools they need to start their own business.” – Ellen Fillo, Director of Community Development.

"The U.S. Small Business Administration, in a Co-Sponsorship Agreement with the City of Newburgh, has created a series of workshops to benefit the people of Newburgh and beyond.  We would like to extend these FREE workshops to those who would like to start, grow or expand a business with the help of our Resource Partners, the SBDC, WBC, SCORE and VBOC.  We are here to help!"  – Sylvia I. Rivera, Economic Development Specialist, New York District Office/U.S. Small Business Administration.



Presenter: Myriam Bouchard, MBA, is a Certified Business Advisor at the Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center. Throughout her career, she has helped hundreds of organizations in various business stages.





                


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